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QSC wins congstar as a further wholesale partner

Cologne, December 18, 2008. Cologne-based QSC AG, a nationwide telecommunications provider with its own DSL network, has signed an agreement with congstar GmbH, of Cologne, to market combined voice/data connections on the basis of ADSL2+ technology. QSC will provide congstar with the complete network services - ADSL2+ upstream product, including VoIP service - via highly scalable automated order interfaces. Confidentiality has been agreed regarding the further details of the agreement.

About QSC:
Cologne-based QSC AG (QSC) is a nationwide telecommunications provider with its own broadband network, offering businesses of all sizes and premium residential customers a comprehensive portfolio of high-quality broadband communication options. QSC implements complete enterprise networks (VPNs), including managed services, operates voice and data services on the basis of its Next Generation Network (NGN) and provides leased lines in a wide variety of bandwidths - ranging all the way to 400 Mbit/s via microwave technology. In the Wholesale line of business, this network operator additionally supplies national and international carriers, ISPs as well as strong marketing partners in the residential customer market with unbundled DSL upstream products. QSC operates on a nearly nationwide scale, connects over 200 German cities with populations of more than 40,000 and currently employs a workforce of 700 people. QSC is listed on the TecDAX.

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